2016 Delaware Code
Title 21 - Motor Vehicles
CHAPTER 71. FUNERAL PROCESSIONS
§ 7101. Definitions.

21 DE Code § 7101 (2016) What's This?

(a) "Funeral director" and "funeral establishment" shall have the same meaning as set forth in § 3101 of Title 24.

(b) "Funeral escort" means a person or entity that provides escorts for funeral processions, including funeral home personnel, law-enforcement personnel and/or any other agency authorized by the Department of Safety and Homeland Security to operate emergency vehicles.

(c) "Funeral escort vehicle" means any motor vehicle that is properly equipped pursuant to § 7102 of this title [omitted] and which escorts a funeral procession.

(d) "Funeral lead vehicle" means any authorized law-enforcement vehicle, or non-law-enforcement motor vehicle properly equipped pursuant to § 7102 of this title [omitted] or a funeral escort vehicle being used to lead and facilitate the movement of a funeral procession. A hearse may serve as the funeral lead vehicle.

(e) "Funeral procession" means 2 or more vehicles, including a funeral lead vehicle or a funeral escort vehicle, accompanying the body of a deceased person or traveling to the church, chapel or other location where the funeral service or entombment is to be held.

72 Del. Laws, c. 456, § 1; 74 Del. Laws, c. 110, § 138.;

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